Ethics & Engagement across the Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Programmes
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This is probably my last blog before the actual results are produced, so far we have managed to transcribe 40 interviews which will form the basis for the analysis of the data. As indicated in my last update, transcribing took a lot of time to complete since there was only one person assigned to do all the 40 interviews.
In my last update, I also indicated some of the challenges that we encountered during data collection. The challenges came in as we were unable to trace a…Continue
The project started at slow pace due to the delays that were experienced in trying to get the ethics approval for the activities to start. Initially activities were supposed to start in March but the approval came on 31st May, 2013. This then meant that the main activities started in June. By 1st July a Research Assistant was recruited to help in conducting interviews. By the end of September a total of 60 interviews were conducted marking the end of data…Continue
Over the last three months, my main focus had been to get the protocol approved by College of medicine Research and Ethics Committee (COMREC) but also to ensure that all preparatory work is completed. Although the protocol hasn't been approved yet, a lot has been achieved especially in trying to prepare for data collection. I have recruited a Research Assistant (RA) who will help in data collection, the position…Continue